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 Watch this spot for the 2014 Summer Reading Game!



Alameda County Library’s Annual Summer Reading Game begins June 2014


All ages are welcome to participate!



This year’s theme is “Paws to Read"


  • The Game runs June _(TBD)________
  • Sign up and get a game board at any of the Alameda County Library's branches, including Albany, Castro Valley, Centerville, Dublin, Fremont Main, Irvington, Newark, Niles, San Lorenzo, Union City and the Bookmobile.  
  • Use your game board to keep track of time spent reading or completing fun activities.  
  • Yes! There will be prizes and free books for participants, in addition to exciting raffle prizes!



Summer reading programs are an important part of library programming because evidence shows that children typically regress academically over the long summer holiday.  And, youth who practice their reading skills over the summer break return to school better equipped to continue with their studies.  Adult participation is key because research shows that the best way to get your children to read is to let them see you reading.


This program is presented by the Alameda County Library, with support from the Alameda County Library Foundation. Other sponsors include:



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